Systems Analyst ( Payment systems)

Location Manchester
Discipline: Retail Banking
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Laura Kurfurst

Contact email:
Job ref: 006783
Published: 6 months ago

Systems Analyst (Payments Systems) 

Monday – Friday 

35 hours 


Home working with occasional in office meetings 


The Co-operative Bank are longstanding advocates of hybrid and flexible working. During the pandemic our colleagues are working from home fully supported by our bank. As we look to the future, we will continue to offer remote working with the opportunity to spend up 1-2 days in the office per week if desired. 


2022 is an exciting time to join the Co-operative Bank and a successful team that has the investment to meet the needs of our customers. If you are a driven Systems Analyst with experience of working with Payment or Treasury Systems and have an understanding of Banking Projects, Middleware, API or Cloud solutions then we would love to hear from you.


As the Systems Analyst, you will be joining an agile team where you will be responsible for delivering on IT systems requirements, process mapping activity, user case designs and identifying/building solutions to system challenges. You will work closely with architects/developers to ensure projects deliver on requirements. This role will involve strong stakeholder engagement.


What will you need? 


Extensive experience working within an IT function, with knowledge of both application development and infrastructure delivery.

Experience performing System Analyst role within a project environment

Experienced in leading the capture and the documentation of functional & non-functional Requirements for a technical solution.

Leading the analysis and the documentation of system and data configuration within a technical solution.

Excellent planning and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise workloads to best meet demand.

Good understanding of the full software development lifecycle.

An understanding of formal project delivery methodologies (eg Prince 2).

Strong communication and stakeholder management skills at levels up to and including Function Leader level.

Ability to work as a key member of a team and also independently where required.

The ability to continually develop innovative solutions to the System Analyst deliverables.

Experience with payment systems/treasury systems desirable


What can you expect from us? 


A chance to learn from a highly successful team

Clear routes to progression with investment in your training and development

Home working and flexible working opportunities

27 days holiday at start, increasing to 30 days

Variety of colleague benefits including discount scheme, competitive pension / life assurance, volunteering day, recognition scheme

Family friendly policies and supportive working environment

Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.


We may only consider candidates with the right to work in the UK at this time.


Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. If you have a disability as defined by the 2010 equality act please let us know on your application. If you require this information in a different format please contact our careers team.


As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.


Please note we may withdraw this vacancy once sufficient applications have been reached.